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07. Oct, 2004 14:19 (HKT)

Weekly import update: Berserk, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Never Ending Tomorrow, Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki, SNK vs. Capcom Chaos, Kill Bill Vol.2 & more


Despite the relatively small amount of new releases, the first October week has brought us a few very quality releases. PS2™ highlights from this week include Sammy's splatter action adventure game Berserk and Bandai's anime based Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Never Ending Tomorrow as well as Space Battle Cruiser Yamato - The Reminscence of Iskandar (available as first print limited edition including bonus DVD only).

Additional good movers have been Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki for Gameboy Advance™, SNK Playmore's SNK vs. Capcom Chaos for Xbox™ and not to forget the RC2 DVD release of Kill Bill Vol.2 (shipping as 3 different release versions).

As usually, here's a summary of all new releases from this week:

PlayStation2™:
  • Berserk
  • Berserk [Branded Box] (sold out)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Never Ending Tomorrow
  • Space Battle Cruiser Yamato - The Reminscence of Iskandar
  • Bomberman Battles
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Final Approach
  • Final Approach [Limited Edition]
  • Tsuki wa Higashi ni Ha wa Nishi na: Operation Sanctuary
  • CR Pachinko Dokaben: Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 7


    Gameboy Advance™:
  • Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki

    Xbox™:
  • SNK vs. Capcom Chaos
  • Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders (Asian version)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront


    Noteable Japanese DVD movie releases:
  • Kill Bill Vol.2 (Uncut Japanese Version) [dts] (in stock tomorrow)
  • Kill Bill Vol.2 [Premium Box] [dts]
  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2 Twin Pack [Limited Edition] [dts]


    Toys & misc:
  • Pokemon Battle Card e+ Emerald [one pack]
  • G-Shock Watch ~Neon Genesis Evangelion~ (sold out)
  • Berserk Figure - Zodd
  • Berserk Figure - Femto
  • Berserk Figure - Black swordsman Millenium falcon
  • Tamagotchi Connexion - clear blue [Limited Edition]
  • Tamagotchi Connexion - clear pink [Limited Edition]
  • GPX Cyber Formula Collection Figure
  • Full Metal Alchemist Mini Plush Keychain


    Video game related soundtracks:
  • Final Approach Intro/Ending Theme
  • Stella Deus - Original Soundtrack

    Looking forward to next week, 17 new titles are expected to be released in Japan. Highlights from next week include Nintendo's Gamecube™ game Kururin Squash as well as Mawaru Made in Wario for Gameboy Advance™. For PlayStation2™ we will have Sega's classical remake Sega AGES 2500 Series Vol. 16 Virtua Fighter 2 and finally also to be noted are the 2 budget releases Simple 2000 Series Vol. 64: The Splatter Action as well as Simple 2000 Series Vol. 65: The Kyonshi Panic.




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